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Who’s Winning in Open Source Data Tech

Organizations understandably want the innovation that comes with using open source data management tech, but how do you know when it’s too green for adoption? A new survey from OpenLogic seeks the opinions of the masse Read more…

There’s a NoSQL Database for That

While relational databases still dominate IT budgets, many new development projects are turning to NoSQL databases, which have emerged in recent years to serve all sorts of interesting use cases. Relational databases wil Read more…

Aerospike Turbocharges Spark ML Training with Pushdown Processing

Companies that need to access a lot of data in a hurry, such as retraining a machine learning model in Spark, have traditionally had to move that data from the edge to a central repository, such as a cloud data lake. But Read more…

Peering Into the Crystal Ball of Advanced Analytics

The world of advanced analytics was evolving quickly at the end of 2020. And according to our panel of experts who volunteered predictions on the topic, the accelerated pace of change in advanced data analytics will cont Read more…

Who’s Winning the Cloud Database War

Three-quarters of all databases will be deployed or migrated to the cloud within two years, Gartner said today in its much-anticipated report on cloud database management systems. The big cloud companies are winning thei Read more…

AWS Unveils Batch of Analytics, Database Tools

A trio of analytics tools announced by Amazon Web Services are aimed at improving the performance of the cloud vendor’s Redshift data warehouse by easing data movement across different storage platforms. The analyti Read more…

Fast Object Storage: Meeting the Demands of Modern Data

Object storage is expanding beyond the cheap-and-deep, slow and cold storage option it’s been known as for decades into a new form of next-gen primary storage: Fast object storage. Get ready, because it’s seeing a su Read more…

Aerospike Simplifies Global Data Management with NoSQL Update

Many large, global companies struggle to maintain centralized control of customer data while simultaneously adhering to country-specific data regulations, such as GDPR and CCPA. Now Aerospike is addressing that challenge Read more…

Apache Promotes IoT Database Project

An open source Internet of Things database effort has been elevated as a “top-level project” by the Apache Software Foundation. Launched as a research project at Tsinghua University and accepted as an incubator ef Read more…

Cassandra Adoption Correlates with Experience

The Apache Cassandra NoSQL database is predominantly used by companies that have taken off the training wheels and forged ahead with aggressive digital initiatives, a usage survey finds. The 2020 adoption report relea Read more…

Aerospike Gives Legacy Infrastructure a Real-Time Boost

A database connector upgrade released this week by Aerospike Inc. links open source frameworks like Apache Spark data streaming to existing enterprise data infrastructure. Among the goals is providing backward compati Read more…

Splicing a Pause Button into Cloud Machines

Splice Machine develops a machine learning-enabled SQL database that is based on a closely engineered collection of distributed components, including HBase, Spark, and Zookeeper, not to mention H2O, TensorFlow, and Jupyt Read more…

To Centralize or Not to Centralize Your Data–That Is the Question

Should you strive to centralize your data, or leave it scattered about? It seems like it should be a simple question, but it’s actually a tough one to answer, particularly because it has so many ramifications for how d Read more…

MongoDB Steps Up Game with MongoDB Cloud

First there was Atlas, MongoDB’s hosted database-as-a-service (DBaaS) offering for public clouds. Now the company is launching MongoDB Cloud, an amalgamation of a range of MongoDB products and services that includes At Read more…

KgBase Aims to Close the Knowledge Gap

Organizations are discovering the power of knowledge graphs to extract useful information from unstructured data. But full-fledged graph databases can require specialized skills to interact with, while online spreadsheet Read more…

PostgreSQL Gets a Parallel Processing Boost

Database vendors are rolling out frameworks for accelerating analytics on streaming data, including attempts to address growing pains associated with the scaling Postgres-based analytics. For example, Swarm64 is aimin Read more…

Object Stores Starting to Look Like Databases

Don’t look now, but object stores – those vast repositories of data sitting behind an S3 API – are beginning to resemble databases. They’re obviously still separate categories today, but as the next-generation da Read more…

Aerospike Adopts Cloud Native Standards with Cloud Offering

Organizations that want the benefit of a high-performance NoSQL database but don’t want to spend a lot of time managing it may want to check out the new Aerospike Cloud, which features a Kubernetes operator and other c Read more…

Real-Time Data App Development Gets a Boost

A new database feature is designed to accelerate development of real-time data applications by supporting developers’ queries “in response to events.” Rockset, the serverless search and analytics startup that ha Read more…

MongoDB Embraces GraphQL with Document Database

If GraphQL is the data-access API of the future, then MongoDB wants to be a part of it. That much is evident from today’s announcement that the popular document-style NoSQL database is now serving queries formatted usi Read more…

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